Panti Bliss Talks Honestly About Growing Up Different In This Inspiring Video

"When I was in my late teens, I always felt like there was never going to be a place for me in Ireland"

Performer and activist Panti Bliss has just appeared in a new video where she speaks about growing up feeling different in Ireland.

Working with Smirnoff as part of its 'We're Open', Dublin's favourite drag queen talks about how she felt alienated as a youth in this country, only feeling really at home when entering a gay bar for the first time.

It makes for inspiring, powerful viewing for anyone struggling with feeling different.

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Seán Kenehan

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